Ne exeat
Ne exeat Ne` ex"e*at [L. ne exeat regno let him not go out of the kingdom.] (Law) A writ to restrain a person from leaving the country, or the jurisdiction of the court. The writ was originally applicable to purposes of state, but is now an ordinary process of courts of equity, resorted to for the purpose of obtaining bail, or security to abide a decree. --Kent. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ne exeat — /my eksiyat/ A writ which forbids the person to whom it is addressed to leave the country, the state, or the jurisdiction of the court. It is the nature of civil bail, the purpose of which is to prevent the frustration of a plaintiffs equitable… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ne exeat — /my eksiyat/ A writ which forbids the person to whom it is addressed to leave the country, the state, or the jurisdiction of the court. It is the nature of civil bail, the purpose of which is to prevent the frustration of a plaintiffs equitable… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ne exeat — nēˈeksēˌat noun Etymology: Latin, let him not leave 1. : a high prerogative writ formerly used in England matters of state to restrain a person from leaving the country 2. : a writ issued out of chancery or equity to restrain a person from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ne exeat — A writ issued by a court of equity to restrain a person from going beyond the limits of the jurisdiction of the court, until he has satisfied the plaintiff s claim or has given bond for the satisfaction of the decree of the court. 38 Am J1st Ne… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ne exeat — noun A common law writ prohibiting the departure of a person or of property from the jurisdiction of a court …   Wiktionary

  • ne exeat —    let him not go out ; writ forbidding person to leave country or court s jurisdiction …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Ne exeat republica — Ne exeat republica[1], also known by its shortened form of ne exeat, is or was a chancery writ in common law countries, a writ in equity, issued under a court s equitable jurisdiction. The writ s name comes from the Latin phrase for let him not… …   Wikipedia

  • Ne exĕat regno — (lat.), er (sie) gehe nicht aus dem Reiche; ein englisches, mit diesen Worten beginnendes Gesetz, welches das Königreich ohne obrigkeitliche Erlaubniß zu verlassen verbietet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ne exeat regno — Ne exeat regno, lat., Anfangsworte einer engl. Acte, welche verbietet, das Königreich ohne obrigkeitliche Erlaubniß zu verlassen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • ne exeat republica — /niy eksiyat rapablaka/ In American practice, a writ similar to that of ne exeat regno (q.v.), available to the plaintiff in a civil suit, under some circumstances, when the defendant is about to leave the state …   Black's law dictionary

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